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Rna Polymerase In Hiv

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have
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APTIMA HIV-1 RNA QUALITATIVE ASSAY (APTIMA - HIV-1 RNA QUALITATIVE ASSAY, 2010) Part 2

To the good Dr. Bob, I have submitted a donation on-line, and will submit a heftier holiday donation as well, but in the interim I was hoping you might field another inquiry from me regarding a post of mine a few weeks ago pertaining to the Aptima...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...inner scientific geek and come back to planet earth. I can't believe you actually read the Gen-Probe package insert for APTIMA HIV-1 RNA Qualitative Assay! That's got to be more painful than Palin's latest ghost-written babble. I'll try to... Read more »

So which is it?

Looking back through the archives I noticed that on April 26, 2004 you stated that CRFs can be detected by standard Elisa tests, but on July 24, 2004 it is contradictory when you say that CRFs may elude diagnostic assays and that PCR tests are more...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...presence of the viral proteins in the blood.The other test that you may be concerned with is a viral load assay, i.e. an HIV RNA polymerase chain reaction (or 'PCR' test), in the presence of an infection with a CRF. This test is useful to monitor... Read more »

what is b-DNA?

What is b-DNA?
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...The branched deoxyribonucleic acid (b-DNA) test is one of the methods used for determining HIV viral load. Another method measures viral load with the use of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) for HIV RNA. Read more »

PCR and RNA

Please DoctorWhat is the difference between PCR test and RNA test for VL?Thank you
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...PCR, or polymerase chain reaction, is a method used to detect HIV RNA in blood plasma. There are several methods that can be used to measure RNA. Another name for HIV RNA in blood plasma is HIV Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Structure and Outcomes of a HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Program in a High HIV Prevalence Setup in Western Kenya

...(range: 0.3-96 hours). Of 72 HIV-negative patients receiving PEP, three discontinued, 69 completed and 23 performed post-PEP HIV RNA polymerase chain reaction (all negative). Eleven follow-up HIV enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay tests have all... Read more »
AIDSinfo

The HIV Life Cycle

...copies of HIV. Transcription: When the host cell receives a signal to become active, the provirus uses a host enzyme called RNA polymerase to create copies of the HIV genomic material, as well as shorter strands of RNA called messenger RNA... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

HIV and Your Immune System

...HIV. Transcription: When the host cell receives a signal to become active, the provirus uses a host enzyme called RNA polymerase to create copies of the HIV genomic material, as well as shorter strands of RNA called messenger RNA... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
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For anyone worried about false negative results.

Posted by JOHN_IN_LONDON, 2 Replies
...PERT assay for plasma RNA HIV-1 A new assay, called the product-enhanced reverse transcriptase (PERT) assay, provides a more accurate method of detecting plasma Read more »

HIV tests that detect the genetic material of HIV

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...HIV tests that detect the genetic material of HIV itself (rather than antibodies or antigens) are known as PCR tests. PCR stands Read more »

ALL THE HIV TESTS TO CHECK FOR HIV

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...HIV tests that detect the genetic material of HIV itself (rather than antibodies or antigens) are known as PCR tests. PCR stands Read more »

SOBRE TEST DE HIV...???

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